Hone your survival skills in a stunning West country setting.
Spending a night under canvas, with only the glow of the moon and the occasional hoot of an owl for company, is a sure fire way to make a short-break special. With so many campsites out there, we thought we’d let you in on a secret and reveal one of our favourites.
When you walk into Rocks East campsite near Bath, take a deep breath, drink in those views and then pick your spot in either of the two picturesque glades. It helps to make pitching the tent a race, the loser has to fire up the gas stove and make that first lunch of beans and sausages. Already, you can see what makes camping so special. The campsite sits at the edge of 100-acres of woodland, which has loads of meandering paths, a sculpture trail, walled ponds and the ever so exciting valley of rocks.
With such great woodlands to explore, there are plenty of opportunities to go all Bear Grylls. And when the sun goes down, be sure to build a campfire. When it’s really roaring, it’s time to share a spooky story and toast those marshmallows to a delicious goo. When the fire eventually dies down, all that’s left to do is spread out under the night sky and count shooting stars, and get ready for the type of sleep only the great outdoors can deliver.